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Debunking straight up po po propaganda

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…of the 100 officers killed in the United States in the line of duty in 2013, far more crashed their cars or were hit by cars than were shot or stabbed.

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Is the era of post-9/11 law enforcement ass kissing drawing to a close?

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…the story of the hero cop is also used to legitimize brutality as necessary, justify policies that favor the police, and punish anyone who dares to question police tactics or oppose the unions’ agendas.

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The marriage of Facebook spying and Israeli oppression

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Jerusalem – Iyab Shalabi has only been allowed to visit his father, Omar, in prison once since December, when he and eight other Palestinians from occupied East Jerusalem were arrested by Israel for posts they wrote on Facebook and other social media outlets.

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Oh to be the richest geek in the world and still have yer head up yer ass

Bill Gates here:

Gates, whose net worth is estimated at $86 billion, according to the the Bloomberg Billionaires Index, said a person making $40,000 a year is better off now than someone making an equivalent salary decades ago because inventions like the Internet boost the quality of life.

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John McCain celebrates Memorial Day by calling for more war!

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Senator John McCain on Sunday attacked the president for citing climate change as a threat to national security, suggesting that the Obama administration’s focus on environmental issues was detracting from the fight against Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria.

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America should ponder the possibility that the CIA makes America less safe

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…they’ve been torturing people, that they don’t really know what they’re doing, that they’re totally amoral, that they didn’t really get Osama bin Laden , and that they’ve really been brutal and ineffective and mismanaged.

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Ah, a very simple way to explain how Obama's trade deal will screw U.S. workers

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“We are creating a structure of a group of seven very poor nations with very low wages, five affluent nations with higher wages, and think about the difference between running an operation on the ground in Malaysia or Mexico, with a minimum wage of less than $2 an hour, and in Vietnam with a minimum wage of 60 to 70 cents depending on what part of the country you’re in,” Merkley said.

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